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Beschryving van Ysland, Groenland en de Straat Davis. : Bevattende zo wel ene bestipte bepaling van de ligging en grote van die eilanden, als een volledige ontvouwing van hunne inwendige gesteltenis, vuurbrakende bergen, heete en warme bronnen enz. een omstandig bericht van de vruchten en kruiden des lands; ...


Published 1756
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Translation of: Herrn Johann Anderson, ..., Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Strasse Davis. Hamburg, 1746; and of: Horrebow, Niels. Tilforladelige efterretninger om Island. Copenhagen, 1752

First section of work originally published Amsterdam, 1750. These are the same sheets, with new title page

"Voorbericht, vervattende het leven van den Heer Burgermeester Anderson." (p. [5-16], first count), signed Z*** [i.e. Johann Dietrich Winckler]

Signatures: *-2* (±*1) A-2N 2O² ²* (-²*6, ±²*2) ²A-²O P-V (-V4; *1 verso, A1 verso, Q1 verso, ²*1 verso blank)

Includes "Aanhangzel" (p. 244-286) which consists of a brief vocabulary, a grammar and some statements of Christian faith and prayers, all in Danish, Dutch and the Eskimo language, except for the grammar which is restricted to Dutch and the Eskimo language

"Verbeteringen wegens de Beschryving van het groot eyland Ysland, beschreven door dan Heer Johan Anderson. Opgemaakt in een tweejaarig verblyf op dat eyland, door den Heer Niels Horrebow." has special half title and separate paging and signatures

Includes bibliographical references and index

Brown, J.C. Cat., 1493-1800

Sabin

Muller, F. Amer.

John Carter Brown Library copy bound in contemporary vellum


Publisher Te Amsterdam, : by Jan van Dalen, boekverkoper op de Colveniersburgwal by de Staalstraat.
Pages 504
Language Dutch
Call number b2224029
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbgerman; jcbindigenous; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes Copyright on title.

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